The organization that trained the heroic guide dog that saved his owner’s life after he fell onto New York City subway tracks said it will assist the man in caring for the dog when the dog is retired.
“Orlando’s future was never in question,” Michelle Brier, the director of marketing for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, said. referring to the black lab. “He was set to be adopted by the family who raised him when he was a puppy.”
Orlando was catapulted from a greying pooch to the toast of New York after he refused to leave the side of his master on the train tracks at 145th Street in Harlem at around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.